1986 Toyota 4Runner Overview


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1986 Toyota 4Runner Overview

Was 1986 the year that SUV's started to go from being off-roading monsters to grocery getters? Perhaps not, but the 1986 Toyota 4Runner was perhaps a little too easy to drive.

A complete redesign of the 4Runner changed the suspension from a solid front axle to an independent front suspension (IFS). Complaints about highway driving were in part responsible for this change. With the new suspension, driving was smoother, but off-roading capabilities were reduced. Rear seats were not the standard in 1986, and many were put in aftermarket, so this was not quite a supermaket SUV yet =D.

A new engine was also available in 1986: the 22R-TE I4, a turbo-charged version of the prior 2.4-liter I4.


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    86 Toyota 4runner Tre Intermittent Starting

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    295 views with 3 answers (last answer 3 years ago)

    4 Runner Won't Start Up After Passing Smog Test, Ran Like A Champ Before.

    Friend mechanic tested and said, fuel system good, timing good, sensors look good. ??? Had just recently replaced plugs, plug wires, rotor, distributor cap, truck ran like a champ, took right into sm...

    112 views with 6 answers (last answer 2 years ago)